Sweeney Todd Revival 1993

Ages: 12+
Opened: June 2, 1993
Closing: June 01, 1994

Sweeney Todd - 1993 - Regional (UK) History , Info & More

National Theatre (Lyttelton)
(Waterloo) South Bank London

Based on a version of Sweeney Todd by Christopher Bond

Stephen Sondheim’s haunting musical thriller has been hailed "the greatest musical of the past half-century” by the Wall Street Journal. Sophisticated and uncompromising, “Sweeney Todd” has a great sense of fun, mixing intense drama with howlingly funny moments of dark humor. You will find yourself laughing hysterically one moment and gasping in surprise the next.

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